Technically a paper weight can be anything material with substantial amount of weight to keep the documents from getting dispositioned. A paperweight can be custom made by a company to promote brand quality and possibly increase brand stationary usage. Paperweight is a passive stationary tool that doesn't necessarily have any other purpose than holding the lightweight material down to its surface. There are sectors and businesses which use the paperweights to give an aesthetic feel to their work environment. Paperweights are a reliable way to hold materialistic documents in place while also being something to look at in an artistic perspective.